"Puttin' On The Ritz" as written by and Irving Berlin....
If you're blue and you don't know where to go to
why don't you go where fashion sits,
Puttin' on the ritz.

Different types who wear a day coat, pants with stripes
and cutaway coat, perfect fits,
Puttin' on the ritz.

Dressed up like a million dollar trouper
Trying hard to look like Gary Cooper (super duper)

Come let's mix where Rockefellers walk with sticks
or "umberellas" in their mitts,
Puttin' on the ritz.

Have you seen the well-to-do up and down Park Avenue
On that famous thoroughfare with their noses in the air
High hats and Arrow collars white spats and lots of dollars
Spending every dime for a wonderful time

If you're blue and you don't know where to go to
why don't you go where fashion sits,
Puttin' on the ritz.
Puttin' on the ritz.
Puttin' on the ritz.


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    General CommentI was on the phone one day when this song came on and I sang everyword and my friend thought I was crazy. I didn't know who sang it or what it was called. So it came on again and I searched. This song is a great feel good song..very fun to creep your friends out with.

    Lauren
    emokid_xxon November 20, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentnuttin better then a nice taco
    crashjbvon July 19, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI sing this song at school a lot..
    Jakeskateson September 26, 2002   Link
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    General CommentOkay i just downloaded this song and it said it was by They Might Be Giants... and it sounds just like TMBG. Great song, but who sings it?
    DuTcHoVeNon December 10, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI love tacos. and i also love this song. very catchy.
    hateinaboxon December 13, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is a total pisser when your drunk...i was in tears laughing
    Big-Mikeyon December 16, 2005   Link
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    General CommentAll about making fun of the self-conscious "high society", that's what going on here. Er, that's what my dad told me.
    Ultimate Panopticonon May 18, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is only a third of the song. Whats up with that?
    farouhkon December 18, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI dedicate this song to Chrysal, my slutty rich cousin. WHAT DO YOU NEED A BATHROOM FLOOR THAT HEATS UP IN THE WINTER? Slut.
    youdontloveme19on April 04, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song was referenced on Family Guy, that's the only reason why I know it. It's not originally by "Taco," but it is catchy.
    ElectricFuneral91on April 04, 2007   Link

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